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Smittia sukachevae Baranov et al. 2015 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 334375

Full reference: V. Baranov, T. Andersen, and E. E. Perkovsky. 2015. Orthoclads from Eocene amber from Sakhalin (Diptera: Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 46:359-378

Belongs to Smittia according to V. Baranov et al. 2015

Sister taxon: Smittia veta

Type specimen: PIN 3387/152, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Sakhalin Amber (PIN collection 3387), which is in a Lutetian terrestrial amber/coal in the Naibuchi Formation of the Russian Federation.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 1.34, wing length 0.800